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ELL joins a day in the life of the Mayor of Lewisham

ELL joins a day in the life of the Mayor of Lewisham

Sir Steve Bullock has lived in Forest Hill for 30 years and has been running Lewisham for eleven of them. Starting his career in the then Greater London Council in the 1970s, he left in 1986 and trained government officers, took a year out to get a post-graduate qualification at…

Council starts legal process against A&E downgrade

Council starts legal process against A&E downgrade

Lewisham Council has given the Government until February 22 to withdraw its decision to downgrade Lewisham A&E before they seek to challenge the decision in court.…

Boris declares fox “problem” after baby attack

Boris declares fox “problem” after baby attack

Boris Johnson has called for local councils to deal with the growing fox population after a fox attacked a sleeping baby in Lewisham last week.…

Crime meets art in Tower Hamlets as part of festival

Crime meets art in Tower Hamlets as part of festival

Pictures of blue skies are displayed next to wanted suspect posters and crime prevention advice outside Tower Hamlets police stations.…

James Bond drives through New Cross in Skyfall chase

James Bond drives through New Cross in Skyfall chase

A scene from the latest 007 film, Skyfall, which sees James Bond driving through New Cross, has caused a stir among local residents.…

In need of Halloween ideas? Parties, ghost trails, costumes, EastLondonLines has got it all covered

In need of Halloween ideas? Parties, ghost trails, costumes, EastLondonLines has got it all covered

Are you brave enough to look for ghosts on Halloween? Do you dare to creep around London’s dark alleys in search of underground parties? Can you stomach eyeball martinis and edible hair?…

MPs call on London Met to keep Women’s Library

MPs call on London Met to keep Women’s Library

Tower Hamlets MPs and councillors have joined campaign groups in their fight against plans to transfer the Women’s Library in Aldgate to the London School of Economics in central London.…

Is Poppies of Spitalfields best chippie in London?

Is Poppies of Spitalfields best chippie in London?

Poppies Restaurant in Spitalfields’ is the only London chippie to secure a place in the final of the National Fish and Chip Awards 2013. Now EastLondonLines is launching a Twitter competition to find the best fish and chip shop in its four boroughs. Tweet your faves to @eatlondonlines.…

ELL LIVE: web chat with Chief Superintendent Russell Nyman, Lewisham Borough Commander

ELL LIVE: web chat with Chief Superintendent Russell Nyman, Lewisham Borough Commander

Watch live on EastLondonLines as people from Lewisham put their questions to Chief Superintendent Russell Nyman from 6:45pm until 7:45pm.…

Tower Hamlets allotment wins Best Garden award

Tower Hamlets allotment wins Best Garden award

A Bethnal Green allotment was crowned the ‘Best Garden in East London’ in a new competition earlier this month.…

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